The Analytical Compendium, Or, Outlines of Sermons, Extracted from Various Authors
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1803 Excerpt: ... ary alarms of your consciences, and have fallen back into a state of total indifference and irrefigion! /i. xxvi. 16. Ah, thoughtless sinner! thou wilt be in trouble again, and then with what face wilt, thou return to a throne of grace. 4. Our last reflection is for the comfort and encouragement of God's praying people: keep on in the holy exercise: exemplify that sentence, " faint, yet pursuing." Let thy soul be animated with the pleasing thought, that Christ prays forthee, and the Holy Spirit makes intercession within thee. Through all the changes of the christian life, be this thy constant practice, " Praying always with ail prayer," &c. THE HOLY SPIHfT's. ASSISTANCE IN PRAYER. Rom. viii. 26.--cLikewise the Spirit also lielpeth our infirmities, &c. TO take away all glorying in what we may have attained to in ihe christian lile and to encourage us in the expectation of all we need in tune to come, the apostle frequently speaks of the Holy Ghost as the agent, by whoin all the great branches" of the gospel are revealed to the understanding, and applied to the conscience, and who assists the christian in all his devotional exercises. The Holy Spirit's assistance in prayer is now the subject of our attention, and to this the words of our text evidently refer; in discoursing upon which 1 shall. First, Offer some general remarks. 1. The Holy Spirit's assistance in prayer is not R3 ne one of these subjects at which the scriptures merely, glance, but it is frequently mentioned both in the Old and New Testament. In the former of these it is the subject of prophecy and promise: Zech. xii. 10. Some interpret this text as having immediate reference to the day of Pentecost, which is also predicted by another of the prophets, Joel ii. 28. The exact fulfilment of this s...
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